Project Officer

Save the Children in Vietnam (SC) works to promote every child’s rights to survival, protection, participation and development as set forth in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The current
programme focuses on the following core sectors: Health and Nutrition; HIV/AIDS prevention; Care and support; Education; Child protection; Child-focused emergency preparedness and response; Child rights agenda, including Civil society development, Economic opportunities, Child poverty Research, and Advocacy for child-friendly development policy and practice.
Vacancy: Project Officer – HIV/AIDS Program
Based in Ho Chi Minh City
[email protected]
They are looking for a qualified Vietnamese national for the position of Project Officer for Child-focused HIV/AIDS Prevention project in the South of Vietnam, which has been implemented in HCMC, and Ca Mau province.

Job Purpose:[email protected]
The Project Officer will be responsible for ensuring effective implementation of the project’s activities and task assigned to attain goals and objectives of the project; overseeing project work-plan performance, participating in project planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, reporting and programme development.

Key Competencies
- Vietnamese national / University degree in relevant fields
- 3-5 years experience working in development projects
 - Understanding of HIV and AIDS and children’s issues is preferable
- Experience in working directly with people/children living with HIV and AIDS (care and support or counseling)
- Familiar with Government, UN and NGOs’ work in Vietnam
- Presentation, facilitation and training skills
- Fluent spoken and written English
- Analytical and report writing skills
- Good communication skills and positive attitude to team work
 - Good computer skills in World, Excel, and Email
A full job description is available at the website:
Closing date for application is 5 pm on 23rd February 2010.
Please send CV and a completed application form, details of three references and a covering letter addressing the list of key competencies in English by post to: Save the Children - 26 Dang Tat, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1, HCMC or by email: [email protected]
Applications will be treated in confidence. Save the Children is an equal opportunities employer. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs will not be returned.
Their selection processes reflect their commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Their people are as diverse as the challenge we face. CVs will only be accepted with a completed application form.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Save the Children
Application Deadline: 
Tue, 2010-02-23